Allied Warships

USS LST 279 (LST 279)

Tank landing ship of the LST (Mk 2) class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeTank landing ship
ClassLST (Mk 2) 
PennantLST 279 
Built byAmerican Bridge Co. (Ambridge, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.) 
Ordered15 Feb 1942 
Laid down2 Jul 1943 
Launched19 Sep 1943 
Commissioned25 Oct 1943 
End service14 Jun 1955 

Decommissioned on 14 June 1955.
Transferred to Taiwan on 30 June 1955.


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